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Arena Hotel

#184 of 986 Hotels in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence
Kucukayasofya Mah. Sehit Mehmet Pasa Yokusu Ucler Hamami Sok. D:13-15 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Perthshire, Scotland UK
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel is incredibly quaint and quirky. It scores poorly on some of the standard criteria for assessing hotels,and yet - I really loved it! The location is unbeatable, right in the heart of the Sultanahmet old town, about 2 minutes' walk from the Blue Mosque and the main Hippodrome, with all the sights and shops. It's an old Ottoman... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My partner and me spent a beautiful time there. The staff was very nice and kind. In particular Adnan. The breakfast had many choices, fresh fruit, fresh vegs, salads, pancakes everymorning, chocolate cake, eggs, sausages. And the room was clean and perfect in terms of space. The location was the best. 15MIN walking to Sophia and The blue Mosque, 25min... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
34 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were greeted very warmly on arrival at the hotel with drinks and meze. The staff throughout our stay were so obliging, pleasant and friendly that you felt like a member of the family. I'd say the room was a little on the small side, but it was clean, more than adequate for our needs, and with all the facilities... More 

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located near main attractions. Room comfortable. Staff very helpful and friendly. Thanks to Hayim and Anyos. I would stay here again. Guests from around the world. Good breakfast choices. Hotel will arrange airport pick up and tours on request

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arenahotelistanbul, Konuk İlişkileri Müdürü at Arena Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Kalenamac Thank you very much for your great reviews , we are so happy to meet and host you in our hotel, We are allways to offer you the best service , we hope to see you and your family at your next visit to İstanbul. Best Regards Zeynep More 

Ripley, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A Wonderfully located, quaint, quirky, cheap and cheerful hotel with amazingly friendly service. Nothing was too much trouble. The staff on reception are well connected to source an inexpensive guide and even arrange a private boat charter, on the Bosphorus. It is what it says on the tin, nothing more and nothing less. Suite 203 did the job.

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arenahotelistanbul, Konuk İlişkileri Müdürü at Arena Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Simone First off all thank you for good reviews, we are so happy to meet and host you in our hotel.We are always to offer best service to our guests. We hope to see you and your family at your next visit to İstanbul. Best Regards Zeynep More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

More a B and B vibe, room much smaller than shown in pictures. However a+ for cleanliness and bathrooms where small but lovely. Staff great and attentive to all questions and queries. Rooms cleaned and beds made everyday. Breakfast was a lot of cheese and bread which is expected here but nothing amazing. Nescafé coffee, which was a bit of... More 

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arenahotelistanbul, Konuk İlişkileri Müdürü at Arena Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Kathryn Firs of all thank tou for your great reviews, we are so happy to meet and host you in our hotel , we are always try to offer best service and we constantly develop ourselves. Our breakfast has a 120 kind of food and all pastries are made by our kitchen chef.There is a machine of nescafe, latte,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

We recently celebrated our 37th Wedding anniversary at this hotel on a trip to Istanbul. We chose it as a result of a friend's recommendation and were not disappointed. Very friendly and helpful staff, has all the amenities for a city break and ideally located for the key tourist attractions. They made a special effort to help us celebrate the... More 

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arenahotelistanbul, Konuk İlişkileri Müdürü at Arena Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Worldrom First off all thank you so much for your great comments,,ıt is an honor to meet and host you in our hotel.We celebrate your 37. Wedding anniversary again and wish you happy,healthy,lovely years together forever. We are always try to offer best service to all of our guest and were happy to see that kınd of reviews. We... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We weren't very impressed when we arrived at our hotel, tired and hot having had a delay at the airport! It wasn't at all like the photos. We were shown to our rooms along corridors that did nothing to inspire us or alleviate the feeling of doom and despondency! Our room was small but clean, the shower room very clean... More 

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arenahotelistanbul, Konuk İlişkileri Müdürü at Arena Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest As you don't specify your name , we can not know which room you have stayed and when? The earplugs in the rooms don't mean that our hotel is not comfortable to sleep by the noise but is a product of fine idea in order to provide better service for our vulnerable guest who maybe disturbed by the... More 

Munich, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

If you need very personal, clean and perfect located Hotel in the Oldtown of Istanbul than you have to go to Arena Hotel. Very good breakfast buffet, nice and stylish furnished rooms (oldtown style) + very nice service (especially Adnan, who "fell in love" with our 5 year old daughter Charlotte, is doing a very good job).

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arenahotelistanbul, Konuk İlişkileri Müdürü at Arena Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guenther It is an honor to read this nices comments very quıckly for the Hotel, staf and breakfast , your daugther Charlotte is so cute , Adnan and me loved her so much, she always smile to us and she is very friendly. Thank you also for your brekfast and rooms comments,ıt is very important for us so we... More 

Waterloo, Canada
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We had stayed at the Arena hotel for four nights during last January, Its a nice and cozy hotel that you would feel comfortable and at home. All the staff at the hotel, starting from the receptionist to the chef at the kitchen, are very friendly and give you the best service you can ask for. It is centrally located... More 

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arenahotelistanbul, Konuk İlişkileri Müdürü at Arena Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Asıf Thank you for your good comments for the hotel and staf , we are very happy to read this kınd of comments so we are always to offer you best service. Birthday celebration is one of the Arena Hotel classic,happy birthday again and best wishes to you and your family. We hope to see you and your family... More 

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